Community Meeting to Respond to Toxic Air Pollution in Inner SE
When: Wednesday, February 17th, 6:30 to 8:30
Where: Abernethy Auditorium
Who: Anyone who is concerned about recent revelations of unacceptably high levels of toxics in our air
Why: This is a meeting for all community members from Abernethy, Cleveland, HAND, Richmond and beyond who are concerned about toxics in our air and interested in exploring how to take action together.
Napoleon Dynamite will be shown for free at Sewallcrest Park, SE Market and 32nd Ave, on Saturday, August 22. The movie is part of Portland Parks & Recreation Movies in the Park program and presented by the Richmond Neighborhood Association. The pre-movie band starts at 6:30 and the film begins at dusk (approximately 8:30), but get there early – this is a popular event. There will be a great raffle, food carts, and Mr. Lizard’s Mobile Reptile Zoo will be back with his assortment of exotic reptiles and toads. Download flyer (pdf).
On the weekend of May 15th and 16th, 2010, 40 artists in the Mount Tabor neighborhood will welcome the public into their homes and studios for their fifth annual juried Art Walk. Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 5pm you can view paintings, jewelry, sculpture, pottery, fiber art, and more at 30 marked sites. The Continue reading Mt Tabor Art Walk
Division Street will be undergoing reconstruction and redesign, from adding curb extensions, public art and bioswales to removing most of the Pro-Time auto transit lanes (i.e., rush hour lanes, except at certain intersections). Review the draft plans and give comment at upcoming meetings: Continue reading Division Streetscape Meetings – Opportunity for Comment
Five Diverse Artists are Featured
in MetalUrges’s New Exhibit, Nov. 13-Dec. 24
Move on to offbeat, thought-provoking wire sculptures by Anthony Redelsperger and found objects assembled into fun, quirky characters by Susan Schenk. Then take in Mandy Allen’s new iodized metal hangings (like mobiles for your walls) and her wearable treasures – stylish, brightly colored metal necklaces, earrings and bracelets. As always, you’ll find the free-spirited work of Susan Levine, from animal clocks to a new line of metal jewelry. Ah, so many reasons to be mirthful!
The public is welcome to attend the exhibit opening on Friday, November 13 from 5-8pm. MetalUrges Art Gallery is located at 3601 SE Division St. in Portland. Regular hours are Thursday through Saturday from noon-5pm. Call Susan Levine or Bill Murray at 503.230.0588 with questions or to make an appointment.
Volunteers needed for the 2009 Richmond/HAND/Buckman Tree Planting Saturday, December 5. We have several volunteer shifts to fill for the following activities:
6am helpers to unload and sort trees,
Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church parking lot – 3880 SE Brooklyn .
Planters should arrive by 8:45 am to register. Dress warmly for the elements with gloves, sturdy boots, warm clothes, etc. Bring a shovel if you have one.
A hot lunch is provided afterwards. For more information or to volunteer, email Debbie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in becoming a Friends of Trees Crew Leader, contact Greg Tudor at 503/282-8846 ext. 12 or GregT@friendsoftrees.org., as soon as possible for more details. Crew leader trainings are November 7 and 21.
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